When Women are in Charge

Our First Three Days It was a long journey from Toronto and Connecticut but we all met in Brussels and continued on together to Florence. Marcie and our driver were there to greet us and whisked us to the countryside, to the tiny village of Poggio Alla Croce. Some of us walked around the property and explored the nearby agriturismo of […]

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Travelling with the Fun Family!

Welcome, Joe and Kris, Mark and Jerome and Bob and Sue! ( and a surprise guest visit from Mr. Daniel Abbott) The First Eight Days It’s amazing that all three flights from different European airports all arrived on time in Florence. First came Jerome and Mark, then Bob and Sue and finally Chris and Joe. […]

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Does the Fountain of Youth exist in Poggio alla Croce?

In the Chianti hills, just south of Florence, the village of Poggio alla Croce is experiencing a subtle, yet real phenomenon. The women of the town seem to be looking younger. Yesterday when I visited my friend Elettra, I noticed her glowing complexion and more youthful appearance. “What have you done?” I asked, knowing she […]

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